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. >> reporter: mr. obama shot back with a electric you're on democracy. >> so easy way out is yell and pretend i can do something by violating our laws. and what i'm proposing is a harder path. which is to use our democratic processes. >> reporter: the heckler is a student at san francisco state and an undocumented immigrant from south korea. he said he came to listen to the president about immigration reforms. but he became disappointed when the president failed to mention anything about the plight of illegal immigrants. >> 1.8 million undocumented immigrant family members are, have deported. and one thousand hundred undocument immigrant family members are facing deportation every day. he feels immigration reform for undocumented immigrants is an urgent issue and the president can stop deportations by executive power. >> he can do it. he does not sympathetic against undocumented workers if he does, he will stop deportation right now. >> his -- betty ng's family members met with the president before the speech. >> reporter: the president expected to make millions for the democratic national
the eligibility age should be below 65. >> president obama plans to make a stop in the bay area again later this month. the president will visit san francisco for a democratic national committee fundraiser at the jazz club on november 26th this will mark the fourth time this year president obama has visited the bay area. it's also the 16th time he has visited san francisco since taking office back in 2009. >>> a massive $800 million casino is about to hope in the north bay. the it will open tuesday just off hyper101, a few california touches and locally made wine and food. for those who smoke it will be allowed on most of the gaming floor, thole there will be areas where it's prohibited. the casino will employ 2200 people. >>> more than 3500 runners completed the u.s. half marathon in san francisco today. the race kicked off at 7:00 this morning. the course took runners across the golden gate bridge. the first to cross the finish line were anna lee of san francisco for the women, and greg wall-of san francisco for the men. >> still ahead on abc7 news at 6:00. freeze tag is a popular playgro
has a lot of high profile users including president obama and the pope. but it's not profitable. how, ipo could do good for start ups and under funded schools. it's pay back time for those investing in twitter when no one knew power of messages limited to 140 characters. some of the $2 billion raised will go into other start ups. >> early investors putting money to twitter, many will achieve liquid ti and much of the profit will be able to be invested into new start ups many local, through other venture capitol firms. >> ipo will give a stash of cash that will give it freedom to make deals or offer new services or they can just sit on it the way apple does. >> kind of money gives them options they may not have anything to spend it on today, but something may come available tomorrow. >> twitter moved into san francisco's mid market area. a crew cleaned windows today, the twitter presence starting to clean up market street from 6th street to vanness the owner of sam's diner says there is more foot traffic. >> when the twitter is other businesses coming into the area. it's generated mor
owekd and found the number increased by 2,000% under president obama. since then, average wait dropped from 16 months to just five months. peninsula congress woman jackie speier has been pushing for improvements. >> i think they've gone from an "f" to a "b". >> va miss aid goal of eliminating all year old claims by october, speier is pleased the agency reduced number of weight. >> frankly, i don't think they'd come close. it's a huge reduction. >> reporter: in washington va officials have been asked to explain to congress why they're tl is still a backlog. >> i would just refer to the folks in benefits administration and, who have brought this backlog down 193,000 claims in 190 days. >> reporter: a general said a new xurter system is helping and the agency requiring all mroi mroim -- employees to work overtime they worry overtime won't last. at american legion in los angeles vietnam veteran spent 40 years helping veterans get benefits and is worried about what happens when attention begins to fade. >> when pressure is reduced and dog and pony shows go away and tents are folded and th
. >>> and why the beastie boys are taking legal action against a >>> tonight president obama is on the west coast for a multi-city fund-raising tour. air force one landed at seattle tacoma airport a couple of hours ago. he attend two fund-raisers tonight. tomorrow morning he is coming to the bay area for an immigration reform rally in china town and two more democratic fund-raisers. >>> protesters are already mobilizing for his visit. the group code pink is holding a protest tonight. you are looking live at that. of course i will hours ahead of the president's visit calling attention to the government's use of drones. again, this is a live picture from outside of the san francisco jazz center where the group has gathered. that will be one of the president's stops tomorrow. >>> in sonoma county tonight, firefighters are getting the upper hand on a growing wildfire. the fire is now 35% contained. flames have consumed a 3300-acres of labd. better weather and more personnel are helping to knock down the fire. 12 homes are threatened but there's no danger to nearby geo thermal power plants. >>>
on abc7 news, can silicon valley correct the obama care website's problems? coming up, the people about to trial. >>> a major milestone tonight for tesla. now you can drive their all-electric cars the entire length of the pacific coast. >>> i'm spencer christian, following a sunny and mild halloween day, we have more sunny and mild weather coming our watch i will have the accuweather forecast in a moment. >> thanks, spencer. >>> the first game played in the 49ers new stadiuiuiuiu [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> the obama administration has recruited software experts from two bay area tech giants to help fix its troubled health care website. one of those engineers, mikey dickerson is a site reliability engineer on leave from google. he is now working directly with the general contractor hired to upgrade the website was down for the second time yesterday because of technical problems. it's been plagued with glitches ever since it launched. oracle ceo larry ellison spoke about his company's efforts to fix the site at
any longer. >> president obama had more fill why bustered than any other president. >> janet yellen likely to be a new beneficiary of the filibuster rule. yellen is a former uc berkeley economist and former president of the san francisco federal reserve bank. assuming the senate approves she'll replace ben bernancke. >> the city of oakland just won a civil judgment against a group of fake immigration lawyers the city sued american legal services calling employees conartists. saying they just gave bad legal advice >> they charged high fees. they had the money they acted against the interests of the theys they had been asked to help. >> the bad advice tore apart families. so far, the city only recovered 200,000 of $15 million judgment. >> thousands of people heading to dallas to mark 50th anniversary of the death of president kennedy. a special commemoration will take place tomorrow near where he was killed. today, hundreds of people are already there, staking out their spot. visitors say it's a tragic moment in american history. >> i remember that dachl my generation is getting older
of the deadline to have it working for most people. president obama and top officials have promised the web site will be optimally functional for the vast majority by the end of tomorrow. these improvements come two months after troubled rollout. technical teams including some from silicon valley have been working on fixes. it's set to come back online at 5:00 in the morning. >> a yosemite national park employee helping others after her own near death experience. jessica garcia nearly died after being injureed and trapped in the wilderness. >> you made it to the foot bridge? >> yes. >> we're done. >> good hike. >> garcia spends a day a week hiking trails. >> coming back down trails. >> part of the time she volunteered to stop and talk with visitors about safety. >> enjoy and have a safe hike. >> jessica is one of the newest members in the search and rescue team known. >> there are close points. could be just a shear drop if you got too close. it's not worth going down into a ravine because you'll end up stuck there. >> reporter: incredible she's able to walk, hike or volunteer. jessica nearly d
. governor brown said having a democrat in the white house helped get that project funded. >> because obama is there and ray la hood was there, you got money for oakland. had that been cruz or whatever that guy's name is, or whatever those characters,ing for get it. we won't be here. >> the new hub supposed to release truck pollution and generate several thousand new jobs many jobs lost when the base closed in 1999. >> workers are now casting ballots on a contract offer that ended the bart strike. that doesn't mean talk about the strike is over. there is a lawmaker wants to make sure commuters aren't caught in another bart deal debate. >> workers came to catch long overdue contract votes. it too took two strikes and days of throats get here. >> the worst part is that at 10:00 at night not knowing if they're going to be here. >> maintenance technician erin castillo is glad bargaining is over. >> it's not what we've wanted but it's close. it's close on both ends. >> reporter: fdiu membership cast their ballots on a four-year contract with bart meaning a raise over that time with increasing c
&t and build your bundle. it's whatever works for you. ♪ >>> new promises of improvement after the obama administration released dismal numbers for online health care. 106,000 people enrolled in october. of those, 27,000 did so through the federal web site health short of the projected 500,000. remaining 79,000 applied through one of the 15 state run marketplaces with nearly 31,000 of those people here in california. the government's top tech people told lawmakers today the federal web site is improving. republicans say on friday, they'll put forward a measure allowing american who are getting cancellation letters to keep their plans. >> this is not about politics. these are about real people. in our district, that are being harmed by obamacare. >> the president will announce options to address issues, soon. >> san francisco is trying a new approach to keep artists from being pushed out of the city from skyrocketing revenlts city official as announced a partnership buying buildings in mid market district the area home to twitter the community arts stable sayings trust will rent
and international attention. here is the picture president obama tweeted today. more celebrity tweets later. for now, let's attorney abc7 news reporter wayne freedman who got a look at the hundreds of people involved in staging this today, wayne? >> reporter: there is a possible down side. when the kid turns 16 and gets a driver's license you know he's going to want a lamb bore bor -- la -- lamb -- only one person can save her, bat kid. >> a lot of crime fighting to do. >> if a city could win a best supporting actor ward it could have been us and today. >> i love san francisco. it's the best. >> reporter: you know the not so small miracle today. almost out of control act of kindness for a small boy whose batman wish captivated a city and a nation. a day to look at times like controlled chaos, police, media, news choppers above. fact, fantasy rarely intermingle like this. >> embracing and celebrating childhood. >> would it have been impossible to follow. too much traffic, too much people this, is union square. take a look. believe it. >> reporter: what would you have been doing today? >> working
obama >> cancer causing vapors seeping into a neighborhood. >> yes. good news if you live or work there. ♪ hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half. that's not half! guys, i have more. thanks, mom. [ female announcer ] do you have enough pillsbury crescents? [ hans ] toaster strudel! [ angelic music plays ] don't overthink it. [ hans ] warm, flakey, gooey. toaster strudel! >>> abc7 news learned about cancer causing vapors seeping into the neighborhood. for years they knew a toxic plume contaminated ground water with the vapors the epa notified residents that random testing had high concentrations of tce. abc7 news learned tests found no traces of the chemical above ground a community meeting about this starts at 7:00 at mounltin view's historic adobe building. >> tonight a government green light to the merger two of big airlines the settlement allows american and u.s. airways per yoermed the world's biggest carrier the new american will have to offer landing rights at seven airp
followers. president obama and taylor swift each have 36 million. >>> sunnyvale mother has been reunited with her infant son, the subject of a multistate amber alert yesterday. district attorney's office investigators today escorted patricia romero to the airport where she flew to arizona to be with her baby, 2 week old henry. the child was abducted by his father when he learned patricia was moving out of state. the two were captured at a checkpoint in mexico yesterday. the suspect is 22-year-old jesus guler. he'll have an extradition hearing tomorrow in tucson. he faces two felonies, kidnapping, and parental child abduction. >>> a rape on a south bay college campus is being investigated tonight as a possible hate crime, as well. the student was attacked in a bathroom at deanza college in cupertino. her gender identity may have been part of the identification. abc 7 upon news reporter vick lee is live with the story. >> reporter: well, dan, the sexual assault happened in that tall building behind me. that's the media learning center. the sheriff and campus police are still looking for th
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